Hebburn man who went missing in South Shields found safe and well

King Street in South Shields.
King Street in South Shields.
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The team searching for a man who went missing after a shopping trip has been found.

David Woods, 53 and from the Hebburn area, had last been seen around 2.10pm on Saturday when he made his way down King Street in South Shields.

His family had not been able to contact him and were concerned for his welfare.

This morning, Northumbria Police said Mr Woods has been found safe and well, with officers passing on their thanks for all those who helped in their search.